First Avenue Elementary School
First Avenue Elementary School serves 217 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
First Avenue Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 217 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 77%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
First Avenue Elementary School's student population of 217 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
First Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of First Avenue Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1241 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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